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What does oatmeal cleanser do for dry skin?
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Cleans it
Cleansers clean the skin; the ones with oatmeal may be a bit less drying than ordinary soap, but not much.
There are also oatmeal powders (to put in bathwater) and oatmeal moisturizing lotions, so if your goal is to moisturize dry skin, they would be a better choice.

In brief: Cleans it
Cleansers clean the skin; the ones with oatmeal may be a bit less drying than ordinary soap, but not much.
There are also oatmeal powders (to put in bathwater) and oatmeal moisturizing lotions, so if your goal is to moisturize dry skin, they would be a better choice.
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